4 Senior Product Development Officer Job Careers – Tugende



Job Title:    Senior Product Development
Officer (4 Job Careers)

Organization: Tugende

Duty Station: Lira,
Gulu, Mubende, Mityana, Wakiso, Hoima, Mbarara, Masaka, Mbale, Iganga, Jinja,
Mukono, Wobulenzi, Bukoto and Rubaga, Uganda

Reports to: Branch
Leader

About Tugende:

Tugende is a
technology-enabled asset finance company with a social mission. We provide an
affordable path to ownership of income-generating assets for proven
entrepreneurs. Our primary product is a lease to own motorcycle financing
package which includes training, life and health insurance, and active support.
Tugende currently serves tens of thousands of clients in Uganda and we are
preparing to extend our offering into Kenya.

With a market for
motorcycle taxis of over 800,000 drivers in East Africa alone, Tugende is
expanding rapidly in our core product. We are also building a platform with our
staff, branches, data, systems, and deep knowledge of the informal sector, to
expand into other asset financings as successfully as we have with our current
core product.

About this Role: The Senior Product Development Officer will be working in the Product
development department | Special projects and she/he will be responsible for
conducting field research seeking new product opportunities for Tugende.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

The job holder will
perform the following duties:

·        
Conduct
field research seeking new product opportunities. Write product briefs and make
recommendations for further exploration.

·        
Help
develop proposals to pilot new products.

·        
Assist
with marketing activities to build pipeline for new products.

·        
Manage
the credit process for new products, creating accurate credit analyses and
recommending credit approvals.

·        
Assist
with the procurement and distribution of products. Submit timely requisitions
and follow up regularly with suppliers.

·        
Manage a
collections portfolio and maintain a PAR30 below 5% and a PAR15 below 15%.

·        
For
scalable products, develop training materials and offload product knowledge
into operations at branch level. Ensure operations can sustainably manage
products.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,
Project Planning and Management, or Quantitative Economics.

·        
Experience
with PowerPoint, Excel, and Google Suites.

·        
Experience
in credit analysis with a financial institution

·        
Experience
with managing collections

·        
Experience
with a customer relationship management system

Skills, knowledge and abilities

·        
The
ability to manage multiple responsibilities and prioritize tasks. You’ll be
asked to conduct research, analyze clients’ credit profiles, source and
distribute products, and manage a collections portfolio.

·        
A
history of taking initiative and exceeding expectations. Results that have
proven you go above and beyond what is asked.

·        
Inquisitive.
You must be able to ask questions and dive deeply into a subject, whether it’s
to understand a person’s business or ensure a client’s ability to repay the
lease.

·        
Quantitatively
and qualitatively analytical, with the ability to simultaneously analyze a
customer’s cash flows while determining whether they’re providing honest and
accurate information.

·        
Personable
and able to create trustworthy relationships with clients and suppliers.

·        
Strong
time management skills. You set priorities and move quickly from one task to
the next.

·        
Strong
communication and presentation skills.

·        
Drivers
license for both motorcycles and cars.

Job Benefits

  • Career Trajectory:
    This is a role with significant potential to grow as the company and
    Operations function grow. The person doing this job can be promoted to
    Head of Security, with a possibility of crossing to other operations
    functions.
  • Hours and compensation: This position is for a full-time employee who can take on
    additional responsibilities as new tasks and projects come up.
  • Meaningful Work:
    Tugende’s work gives entrepreneurs the tools to earn a living for
    themselves and their families. We are changing the face of the boda
    industry in Uganda, and proving that young men with little education can
    take on the responsibility of financing a significant asset and earning a
    livable wage. Help be part of this movement!
  • Great Team:
    Tugende has a smart, fun, and growing team of 270+ Employees. We take our
    work seriously, but love to joke and have fun. We regularly have
    fully-paid, voluntary team outings, as well as fun parties for our
    clients. Our headquarters are in Kampala, and we also have offices in
    Eastern and Western Uganda.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 8th September 2019

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